Beef Stifado

SERVES 4 Ready in: 40 minutes 6 tbsp olive oil 1½ kg lean braising beef, cubed 4 cloves garlic, chopped 5 tbsp red wine vinegar 1½ kg shallots, peeled 3 pieces cinnamon bark 2 bay leaves 1 tsp whole cloves 1½ tsp aniseed (or fennel seeds or 2 star anise) 3 x 400g cans chopped…